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Mechanical Stratigraphy Impacts on Fluid Circulations in Carbonate Fractured ReservoirsNormal access

Authors: A. Riva and R. Di Cuia
Event name: First EAGE/SBGf Workshop 2013, Rio de Janeiro - Fractures in Conventional and Unconventional Reservoirs
Session: Fractured Carbonates I
Publication date: 05 November 2013
DOI: 10.3997/2214-4609.20131794
Organisations: EAGE
Language: English
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The characterisation of carbonate fractured reservoir is often a difficult challenge due to the amount of data and the scale issues related to the fault and fracture network. The correct characterisation of the structural framework at all scales has a large impact on the correct understanding of the potentials of carbonate fractured reservoirs (deliverability), on the circulation of fluids (hydrocarbons and water) into these units and on the appraisal and development strategies to maximise the recovery factors in this type of fields. Mechanical Stratigraphy can be an important tool when trying to characterise the fault and fracture network in carbonate fractured sequences if an integrated approach of the available subsurface and outcrop analogues information is considered.

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